Modeling a floating modular platform

I’d like to create a floating platform consisting of a series of “modules” that will be held together by ball joints. I was successful at floating modules on an ocean sim but now trying to take the model to the next level by connecting the modules via the joints. In my image you will see the simple “module”. The red objects are the female ball joints and the green objects are the male ball joints.

  1. How do I joint the male and female joints to the “module”.
  2. How do I join modules together via the male and female ball joints.
  3. How do I constrain the “modules” rotation to the ball joints.


Here is an example screen shot of a series of “modules” on an ocean sim. They move with the waves but are not interconnected with joints like I would like to accomplish.

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